Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun anthesis

1 sense of anthesis

Sense 1
blossoming, flowering, florescence, inflorescence, anthesis, efflorescence -- (the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms)
       => growth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis -- ((biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children")

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